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E-Learn 2007--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

Oct 15, 2007

Editors

Theo Bastiaens; Saul Carliner

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Number of papers: 671

  1. Doing More with Less: An Alternative Training Approach to Systems Training

    Annette Cañeda, Telecare Corporation, United States

    This paper presents an alternative approach to delivering systems training, using a combination of instructor-led and e-learning methods at a medium-sized mental healthcare company. The approach... More

    p. 696

  2. E-therapy: preliminary results on clinical skills teaching.

    Georgina Cárdenas-López, Lorena Alejandra Flores Plata & Berenice Serrano Zarate, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico

    The current work describes the development, implementation and evaluation of the program Online Psychotherapy: An alternative for professional education that consist of three semesters during which... More

    pp. 697-702

  3. Implementing Web 2.0 Technology for ELearning Systems

    Tom Chan, Southern New Hampshire University, United States

    The Time magazine honored "You", citizens of the new digital democracy, as the Person of the Year for 2006. Behind popular terms such as blog, wiki, social networking site and streaming video are a... More

    pp. 703-705

  4. The Effects of Writing Reflection Journal on Student's Motivation and Learning Outcomes in Blended Learning

    Eunho Chang, Sungho Kwon & Jiyeon Yoon, Hanyang University, Korea (South)

    The purpose of this study is to discover whether the writing of reflection journals will increase learning motivation and learning results in blended learning. This study starts from recognition of... More

    pp. 706-710

  5. Social Computing on Online Wayfinding Training for Individuals with Cognitive Impairments

    Yao-Jen Chang, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan; Tsen-Yung Wang, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan; Shih-Kai Tsai & Yen-Yin Chu, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan

    A wayfinding training system is presented with an aim to increase workplace and life independence for cognitive-impaired patients such as people with traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy, mental ... More

    pp. 711-718

  6. A Multi-State Online Teacher Certification Program

    Sharon Chaplock, Heidi Schweizer & Carrianne Hayslett, Marquette University, United States

    The enormous demand for new teachers has created a need to extend teacher certification and post-baccalaureate degree programs to a larger audience. Placing a program online, an effective means to... More

    pp. 719-720

  7. Hybrid Course Development: Best Practices for Avoiding Potholes, Roadblocks, and Steering Your Course in the Right Direction

    Muriel Cherry, Towson University, United States

    At many colleges and universities today, it is common to find hybrid courses offered as part of the institution's curriculum. This presentation describes the experiences of a graduate teaching... More

    pp. 721-722

  8. Perspectives of Best Practices of Online Learning Strategies and Implementation

    Patricia Comeaux, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, United States

    This presentation will provide an overview of my perspectives from a variety of experiences of implementation strategies for online learning. Focusing on the College of Arts and Sciences at XXXX... More

    pp. 723-725

  9. Supporting Mac Faculty in a PC world

    Kerrie Conover & Romana Hughes, Texas Christian University, United States

    This presentation describes how the Koehler Center at Texas Christian University began a Mac initiative that would support both Mac and PC faculty equally. TCU eLearning department identified six ... More

    pp. 726-727

  10. Accountability, Higher Education & Electronic Portfolios

    Hugh Crumley, Ginny Buckner & Anne Beatty, Duke University, United States

    The past decade has seen increasing accountability standards in K-12 education, with growing pressure to demonstrate student learning through high stakes standardized testing; results in terms of... More

    pp. 728-733

  11. A community of practice to promote informal KM learning in a university setting.

    Kimiz Dalkir & Michael Shulha, McGill University, Canada

    An online community of practice (CoP) for graduate knowledge management (KM) students was designed, implemented and assessed An innovative coding framework was used to analyze the discussion forum ... More

    p. 734

  12. What Competencies Does the Successful Online Learner Need?

    Ileana De la Teja, TeleUniversite Quebec, Canada

    It is often assumed that online learning is different from classroom learning and that the successful online learner must possess specific skills and characteristics. The usual question is, are... More

    pp. 735-742

  13. How technology serves non-traditional students in one teacher education program in southern Arizona

    Denise De Vito, University of Arizona South, United States

    The University of Arizona South (UAS) is branch campus of the University of Arizona that provides liberal arts and professional instruction to citizens throughout southern Arizona. This article... More

    pp. 743-748

  14. Collaborative Learning with Tools for Web-Based User-Generated Content

    Carol DeArment, University of Pittsburgh, United States

    Newer Internet technologies such as wikis, blogs, and podcasts allow learners to "publish" their work in various stages to get feedback from select audiences or the public at large. Many educators ... More

    pp. 749-753

  15. Learning and Interactive Modules: An Experimental Study

    Marie-Anne Demuynck, Mark Hamner & David Marshall, Texas Woman's University, United States

    This paper describes the results of an empirical study on the effectiveness of interactive web-based learning modules for use with lower level computer science and elementary statistics courses.... More

    pp. 754-758

  16. Re-Engineering of Assessment Practices (REAP) in Language teaching

    Michele Dickson, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom

    Abstract: as part of a major Scottish project on re-engineering of technology-based assessment practices linking three Higher Education institutions, a new assessment system has been implemented in... More

    pp. 759-764

  17. High Quality Internet Resources for Early Childhood Teachers

    Judy Donovan, Indiana University Northwest, United States; Delia Pass, Cedar Grove Elementary, United States

    This session will demonstrate high quality, free Internet resources for early childhood teachers. (Many of the sites can also be used by K-2 teachers). The presentation will highlight the wide... More

    pp. 765-766

  18. Blogging in Higher Education

    Martin Ebner, Graz University of Technology, Work Group Social Learning, Austria; Hermann Maurer, Graz University of Technology, Institute for Information Systems and Computer Media, Austria

    This paper describes a Web2.0 approach to distant teaching a master course for students of informatics on Graz University of Technology. The course has been implemented by using a blogosphere for... More

    pp. 767-774

  19. Using an On-line Supported Text Homework System in Undergraduate Precalculus Classes: A Pilot Study

    Brian Emond, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, United States

    Approx. 2300 students take Precalculus each year, many identified with learning disabilities. Class sizes range from "small" classes of 80-100 students, to large lectures of 250-300. In Fall'04, 40... More

    pp. 775-780

  20. "I need a green axe": Video Games and Your Social Studies Classroom

    Mark Evans, University of Georgia, United States; Michael Barbour, Wayne State University, United States

    Today's students are natives of technology more than ever before. Along with being natives of the digital world, students are also avid video game players in a way that the previous generation was ... More

    pp. 781-786